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American Chaos

American Chaos is a movie starring John Ladd, Julio Martinez, and James D. Stern. A man searches for answers to Donald Trump's widespread support before the 2016 presidential election.

Other Titles
Američki Haos
Running Time
1 hours 30 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
James D. Stern
Actors
John Ladd, Julio Martinez, James D. Stern
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A man searches for answers to Donald Trump's widespread support before the 2016 presidential election.

Comments about documentary «American Chaos» (21)

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Peter A.

This is the first documentary I have ever seen that was able to do what was intended to do. It was able to make the case for the Holocaust, to show that the German government, Nazi Party, and the Nazis were not people that were evil, but were doing evil things that they would regret. The thing that struck me most was that this was not a documentary, it was a true account of a real event. What was so good about this film was the way that it was done. I had never seen anything like it before. There was never any editing, it was just the film itself, the images. It is not a documentary about the Holocaust, it is about the way that the Nazis operated and what happened to the Jews. It shows that the Nazis were not monsters, but people who did evil things. The Nazi government was not evil, but people who were evil. The film shows that Hitler was not the devil, but he was evil. This is the truth. I do not think I will ever see anything like this again. I think that if it were possible to ever make a film like this, then that film would be made. It is an excellent film and a wonderful one to watch.

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Ethan B.

The series of great documentaries that came before this one is fascinating and requires constant watch, but this one is especially timely. It gives you a clearer picture of the plight of those being evicted from their homes. The film is slow paced, but it has been done so many times before that I found it very engrossing. Many of the stories were heart wrenching and I found myself wondering what the hell I was watching. I can't even describe how fascinating it was. I want to be part of a group of people that are able to see this film, because I hope to see it more often.

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Angela H.

Riot grrrl is the word for what this film is about. We are seeing, and hearing, this in the streets, at parties, in the media, and in our own homes. What the media portrays to us is what we're seeing. When you hear the word "feminist" from anyone, you'll know what I mean. People like to say this film is "sexist" or "racist," and that it "doesn't reflect reality." This film is a cry for what Riot Grrrl was and will be, to be heard, to be represented. If you are a Riot Grrrl, you should see this film, because you'll see how many people have been a part of the movement and were treated unfairly. Riot Grrrl is the voice of the oppressed. It was not so much about skin color, as much as it was about skin color. Riot Grrrl was a voice of women, and it was a voice of Black people, and it was a voice of oppressed peoples everywhere. If this film is shown, I'm sure more people will learn what it is that Riot Grrrl stands for and how important it is to be heard, to be represented. People have been silencing this movement for years, but Riot Grrrl shows that it is not all about skin color, as much as it is about skin color. It is about a culture of resistance, and the voice of the oppressed is being heard. "This film is about sexism and racism. Women are the face of this movement. It is about women. People should know what this film is about, and what it is doing. Riot Grrrl is a voice for the oppressed."

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Nicholas Alvarez

I am so glad that this documentary is on Netflix. I had heard of the documentary before it came out on HBO, and I decided to rent it on a whim. I was so surprised at the quality of the film. It has very few flaws. I have watched the entire documentary, and it's well worth the time. The documentary features some really well-rounded interviews with people, and it's very well-paced. The voice of the filmmaker is very realistic and very funny, and the film makes you feel like you're part of the people that this documentary was made for. I can't recommend this documentary highly enough. I give it a 10/10. I hope that the documentary is available on DVD or on Netflix soon.

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Jesse P.

This is a very good film, however, it is not the film I would recommend to anyone. It is in English, but the film doesn't seem to have a whole lot to say about anything. It seems to have nothing to say about the English. It is a very fine film, but is full of holes. It seems that there are about 50 or so clips. The plot is fairly interesting, however, the film is very confusing and the editing is really bad. I would recommend this film to people who can take a little bit of a thought and be a little bit more attentive. The film has a very large list of clips, and the end is about 20 or 30 minutes too long. I would not recommend this film to people who are very artistic minded, and I would not recommend this film to anyone who is looking for a very good documentary film. It is just not worth it.

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George H.

I am a friend of the original filmmakers and have been a film critic for several years. I knew the production was produced by the filmmakers of our university and I would like to say that my thoughts about this film are exactly like those of those of the people who did the documentary. We are dealing with very emotional subjects and all of the people involved in the film are extremely articulate and intelligent. They have done a wonderful job of bringing out the emotion of the subjects without any unnecessary violence, gratuitous nudity or other gross elements. It is a very long film and it would have been impossible to make a more accurate documentary. If you ever get the chance to see this movie, please do so. You will not be disappointed. I have yet to see a documentary like this one. Thanks, Michael.

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Alice Nguyen

I saw this documentary at the University of California, Berkeley, and I had the chance to ask Dr. Bruce Chassy about the background of the documentary and how the public reacts to a documentary on this topic. His answer was refreshing and different from most documentaries. It was surprising to hear him comment on this topic, and I hope to see more of his interviews on other topics. I also want to say how grateful I am for this film, and to see the history that has been included in the film. It is truly a great documentary. Thank you Bruce Chassy for your willingness to be on camera.

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Randy

This is the first review I have ever written on a film and I can't believe that I have to write something in order to say something positive about this film. This movie is one of the best I have ever seen, as well as being one of the best documentaries I have ever seen. The subject matter is very serious and the film is very balanced, making the viewer question some of their own beliefs and beliefs of others. The film is filled with facts that are not only surprising to those who have never heard of the social engineering and genetic engineering that is going on in the world, but also very insightful to those who have studied these subjects extensively. It is a must see for anyone who wants to learn more about the subject matter that this film covers.

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Kenneth Boyd

I watched this documentary for the first time a few weeks ago and i am now completely obsessed. I was on the edge of my seat throughout the whole movie and it kept me up late at night. I truly believe that this movie has changed my life. I never thought that a documentary could make me feel so uplifted. I am now starting a business that helps people who are affected by drugs. I have a business that has grown over time and I am planning on expanding it. I have an 8 year old son and I can tell that this documentary has helped me a lot. I have also given this documentary to people who I knew had gone through a similar situation. I now have more respect for the drug laws that are currently in place. I highly recommend this documentary to anyone who is on the fence about the drug laws.

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Brenda S.

I remember seeing this documentary in a film class when I was 12. It was one of the first movies I ever watched. This movie was so chilling, I just can't believe that I watched it. This movie is a must see. It shows how our government and the military constantly exaggerate what is going on in the world and how it affects our lives. They try to convince us that the world is actually better than it is, that it's better than it used to be. If you don't believe that, then go see this movie. I believe this movie will change your view on the world. It makes you realize that sometimes you have to believe in something to change it.

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Hannah E.

What a must see documentary about the havoc wreaked by the corruption of the British Empire in India. This film also features the wonderful music of Lynne Littlewood, and it's not at all overstated or overacted in any way. A must see for anyone who wants to understand the true story of the British Raj. All the actors in the film are superb, especially the movie star 'Pansy', the Indian writer (a couple of other writers). My only criticism is the slow pace, but other than that, this is a very well made documentary.

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Beverly

This is a rare film. The real story is told in a documentary format. The underlying theme is that there are many people who want to destroy the environment and all those who are concerned about that, or who have a better, more positive way to do so. The film does a great job of pointing out that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to the environmental crisis. The film also shows that many of the best-known environmental organizations are more than just a marketing tool. The movie does a great job of showing how you can do good and at the same time have some ethical motives, even if your only motivation is profit. There is a lot of truth to the message. The message is that the solution is not necessarily for everyone. Many people are not willing to change, or in the case of the film, are not willing to try. In the end, you may just have to be willing to change yourself. There are many parallels between what this movie shows and the environmental crisis in the US. If you are interested in a movie that is more than a commercial promotion, this is it.

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Robert Jimenez

What is happening in the world today? Is it a good idea to destroy the world? I think so. This movie is an attempt to answer this question. At least I think it is. I am still trying to figure out what it is all about, but I know it's not just a movie. I love to look at the information that is presented and I love to think about the things I have read in the past. When I was a child, I thought the world was a beautiful place, and I had a lot of positive things to say about it. Today, I still think that the world is a beautiful place, and I love it, but I know that there are some things that are really bad and ugly. I can't help but wonder if the answer to all the world's problems is right in front of me. Is there a god? Is it the government that makes everything go bad? Is it the people? Are there no good or bad people? Do we have free will? The answer to these questions is really easy to find out. The world will be better or worse if you can see that the answer to these questions is clear. What I am trying to say is that the movie is good. It is not a great movie, but it is an attempt to answer these questions. I think that it is worth seeing. I recommend it to anyone who has an open mind and is willing to look at the whole picture.

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Nathan T.

I saw this film at an upcoming film festival and I think that it's the best documentary I've ever seen. It's fascinating how much of the truth of what the Eiffel Tower stands for can be uncovered. I could relate to the guy who lost his job and felt the way he did, as well as the way the media portrayed him. The documentary tells the story of two real people, one of whom just lost his job, another one who lost his brother and wanted to get rid of the media as well. He just wanted to get on with his life. His family was devastated. The family got a great deal of press attention, but he was having to stay with his friend's kids, who couldn't see him because of his lack of a job. The documentary goes to the lengths of showing a screen grab of his interview with the president of the United States, and how it seemed like he was having a good time. He was having a great time, until his brother died. The documentary touches on the daily life of people like this, who never see their loved ones again, and what they do to cope with it. I found the interviews of the people who were close to him very touching, and you feel that his brother was right. He was having a great time, but he couldn't see the news of his brother's death, or his friend's funeral. I felt sorry for the guy who lost his job, because he was the one who created it. The man had everything, and his friends were only looking for the money. He was never in debt. All he wanted was to get on with his life, and be able to make the best of it. The documentary is a must-see. It's a must-see. I would give it a 10.

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Brian

At the start of this video I had to say I'm not a huge fan of Harvey Weinstein. In fact, I didn't even know his name until he was on "60 Minutes" talking about his company. I was surprised to find out he was the man who created "The King of Kong" and I was pleasantly surprised to find out that his work in the movie industry really is quite impressive. I also have to say that I was surprised at the number of people who have come out to say how good this film is. It is a very informative documentary that helps people to become aware of all the problems that have been going on in the movie industry for the past several years. The movie is very entertaining, with lots of funny bits that help to introduce a number of the problems. I was really glad that I watched this film, and I hope it is a success!

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Evelyn Day

When i first saw this movie, it seemed to be a movie that was trying to tell me that the world would end in 2012, but it was actually trying to tell me that everything would end in 2012. Of course it was very odd for me to be watching a movie with a film-maker like that, but i was able to take it in and really absorb what he was trying to tell me. There were things that really made me think that this could happen. I was told that a lot of people would die, and i was very open-minded and believed it. However, the idea of a few people dying, in a very small amount of time, was so freaking scary. I mean, it's not like the average person is going to be sleeping on the floor in their room, and a few people are going to die. It really made me think that it would be very bad. I think that it's a very important message to be able to see through the media and be able to see through all of the world's news and get this information. I'm glad that it is an idea that I could take in. This movie is something that i think everybody should see. I'm not saying that people need to be in some sort of panic, but that everyone should just be able to get out of their own way and just be able to see what is going on.

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Megan Rios

It's the strangest, strangest, strangest thing I've ever seen. We watched it last night and, like all fans of this website, were riveted by the plot and its evolution. For those who don't know the plot, the movie deals with the themes of how we deal with the trauma of trauma, whether it's our own or someone else's. What I love about the movie is how it takes an incredibly important and difficult subject matter and turns it into an explosive story of triumph and redemption. You can almost feel the tension of the actors. I loved the story-telling style and the fact that, if you really look, the story is not as simple as one might think. There are many scenes in which I found myself wondering "what will happen next?" We all want to believe that we can fix a problem in our lives, but we can't. Sometimes that's because we think we can't. Sometimes that's because we don't know how. Sometimes that's because we don't want to think about it. Sometimes that's because we just don't have the courage to face what we think we can't fix. Sometimes that's because we just don't have the ability to do it. We can only fix things when we have courage to try and face them. This movie shows that. The world is in a very bad way. I don't know if there is a more disturbing thought than "We are in a very bad way." This is an important movie. I can't recommend it enough. Watch it with an open mind and you will not be disappointed.

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Sandra Arnold

One of the best documentaries I have ever seen. The timing is perfect and it truly captures the spirit of our time. This film is the way the media should have been covering this event. They have covered it extensively and I think they should have also shown more of what the shooters did and what they did to these girls. I do not understand why this film is not shown on television. I have been informed that this film will not be on television and I will be surprised if it is. This is the most accurate and the most important film I have ever seen. I am happy to have seen this film and I will be waiting to see what it will be covering next.

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Nancy Weber

When we first see these images, it's clear they are ordinary photos, taken by a single photographer. But as we watch, the scenes are modified in ways that are both surreal and fascinating. The images are from the same photo shoot used by the Museum of Modern Art, but they are completely different. There are parts of the photo shoot that resemble the pictures in the book, parts that are absolutely different. We find ourselves transported to the bizarre world of the photographer and his family and friends. We learn about how his parents died and how his father, the artist, tried to cope with their loss. We discover the many artists who are now living in a creative fog, from Frank Stella to Rumi to Ernesto "Che" Guevara. We see how they came to the Art Institute, some of them to keep their legacy and some to escape from the rigors of fame. We also learn how one of the photographers, Roberto Ugolini, coped with his AIDS. This is a truly extraordinary documentary. It takes you into the lives of the artists and their families. It helps us understand what it was like to be an artist in the late 20th century. The families and friends of the artists are shown, and we can see their responses to the incident. We can hear how these artists took their photos, and what they took to save their own lives. The footage is so rich that it makes the whole documentary seem like a masterful work of art. One of the best documentaries I have ever seen. There are some shots that are quite disturbing, and the music adds to the overall effect. It's really a powerful film. It's a documentary that you should see, but I strongly recommend it.

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Gary H.

These are the times that we live in, a time of so many different struggles, of so many conflicts, a time where we need to have hope and faith that maybe things will get better, and maybe we can actually change the world. I believe that with our desire to be uplifted, and to connect with others, that we can do something about this problem. This documentary is an eye opener to share our challenges, and the resources that we have in place, to make a difference in our own lives. Thank you to the people who made this film, who made it so powerful, and to the people who helped us make this documentary possible. Thank you so much. It's really a tremendous story, and I hope to share it with others. You can find this film at: http://d-black.org/philosophy-and-a-small-proposition-for-the-patriarchy-of-the-unindicted-terrorist-group/

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Donald

This film is truly one of the best documentaries that I have seen in the last decade. This film is about the marketing and the promotion of music and this film is truly about how the music industry works and how it is managed. This film is not for everyone. It is not a film for the masses. It is a film for those who can see the game, and understand that they are involved in a game that is not about themselves, but rather a game that is about others. It is a film for those who are willing to see a different type of film, a film that is a work of art. The producers did a great job in giving us a great visual presentation of how the music industry is managed and how that is sold. They made it easy for us to see what is going on, and their job was done. I highly recommend this film to anyone who wants to see a great visual presentation of the music industry and the management of the music industry. This film is a MUST SEE!